Leaf of Slippery Elm

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Alternate leaves ovate*, with an asymmetrical base and a pointed tip; double toothed*. The top of the leaf is rough and sandpapery to the touch, and the bottom is covered in a layer of fine hair; 7-16 inches (12½ to 20 centimeters).

Scan created on 11/18/02 by Chris Bersbach.


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